Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Signal Processing
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 515 524
Rank change year-on-year +54 +9 +73
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 82 42 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83 75 51
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -27.27% +57.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

Signal Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,836 25,824 33,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.69% 87.90% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22,323 21,252 27,870
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East.

Salary trend for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Signal Processing in the South East over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Signal Processing in the South East

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -5 35 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Oxfordshire +12 26 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Hampshire +10 24 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Surrey +6 16 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £55,000 +46.67%
Berkshire -11 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 - 3
Middlesex - 2 £67,500 -
Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 49 (59.76%) C++
2 43 (52.44%) Python
3 41 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 37 (45.12%) Digital Signal Processing
4 37 (45.12%) PhD
5 36 (43.90%) Computer Science
6 33 (40.24%) Degree
7 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
7 32 (39.02%) Machine Learning
8 31 (37.80%) C
8 31 (37.80%) Algorithms
9 29 (35.37%) Neural Network
10 27 (32.93%) Deep Learning
11 26 (31.71%) MATLAB
11 26 (31.71%) Electronics
12 22 (26.83%) Computer Vision
13 21 (25.61%) Bayesian Methods
14 20 (24.39%) Natural Language Processing
15 15 (18.29%) Physics
16 14 (17.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (14.63%) Firmware
19 11 (13.41%) Acoustics
20 9 (10.98%) Simulink
20 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
21 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
21 8 (9.76%) Validation
21 8 (9.76%) Xilinx
22 7 (8.54%) QA
22 7 (8.54%) Video Processing

Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Simulink
2 4 (4.88%) Chatbot
2 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) DVB
3 1 (1.22%) 5G
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Skype
3 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) DTS
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) GIS
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) CMake
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (31.71%) Electronics
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Avionics
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Software Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Computer Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Algorithm Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Research Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Process Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Algorithm Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior FPGA Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Development Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (7.32%) TensorFlow
3 5 (6.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (4.88%) Qt
5 3 (3.66%) Matplotlib
5 3 (3.66%) scikit-learn
5 3 (3.66%) SciPy
6 2 (2.44%) OpenCV
6 2 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (1.22%) .NET
7 1 (1.22%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 31 (37.80%) Algorithms
3 14 (17.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (13.41%) Acoustics
5 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.32%) VHDL
7 3 (3.66%) Verilog
8 2 (2.44%) CUDA
8 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.22%) ASIC
9 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.22%) SystemC
9 1 (1.22%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 37 (45.12%) Digital Signal Processing
3 32 (39.02%) Machine Learning
3 32 (39.02%) Software Engineering
4 29 (35.37%) Neural Network
5 27 (32.93%) Deep Learning
6 22 (26.83%) Computer Vision
7 21 (25.61%) Bayesian Methods
8 15 (18.29%) Physics
9 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.98%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (9.76%) Validation
12 7 (8.54%) CAD
12 7 (8.54%) Project Management
12 7 (8.54%) Video Processing
13 5 (6.10%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (6.10%) Data Science
14 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.88%) OO
15 3 (3.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) C++
2 43 (52.44%) Python
3 31 (37.80%) C
4 26 (31.71%) MATLAB
5 6 (7.32%) Delphi
6 4 (4.88%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.66%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) VC++
8 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.44%) R
9 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) PhD
2 33 (40.24%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) HNC
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Xilinx
2 7 (8.54%) Altera
3 4 (4.88%) Freescale
4 2 (2.44%) Intel
5 1 (1.22%) ANSYS
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft